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    • 2018 OC Fair is July 13-Aug. 12   
    • Be a VIP: Get a Super Pass!   

Discounts

Save money at the OC Fair! Discounts are honored during the specified timeframe. Please arrive early to enjoy all promotions. 

Freebie alert! All reserved seats in the Pacific Amphitheatre, The Hangar and Action Sports Arena include FREE Fair admission.


OPENING DAY

 
Free ‘Til Three on Friday, July 13 (12-3 p.m.)

Enjoy free admission and parking on Opening Day of the 2018 OC Fair – Friday, July 13, only. Valid noon-3 p.m. 

DAILY

San Diego / Ventura & OC Fair Bounceback

Save your San Diego County Fair or Ventura County Fair ticket stub for one free admission at the OC Fair, July 13-Aug. 12.  Ticket must be surrendered at the gate to redeem offer.

Active Military & Veterans

Active-duty military and veterans receive free OC Fair admission and are eligible to purchase half-price general admission tickets. Promotion is valid all 23 days of the OC Fair. Military ID is required. Free admission is not applicable for spouses or dependents. A maximum of six half-price general admission tickets may be purchased.  This offer may not be combined with any other offers.

Read & Ride

Bookworms ages 5-11 can read two books to earn three free carnival rides!
Download the book report form. Completed book report forms can be redeemed for ride tickets at the Centennial Farm Information Booth during Fair hours. Tickets are valid July 13-Aug. 12, 2018, only. Official OC Fair Read & Ride Form must be used in order to participate in program.

Super Pass

The 2018 OC Fair Super Pass can be purchased at the OC Fair & Event Center Box Office, The Hangar Box Office during the Fair or any OC Fair admission gate through Friday, August 10, 2018. Super Pass available online through July 6 only.

  March 1 – May 31 June 1 – Aug. 9
General (13-59) $35 $40
Senior (60+) $28 $33
Youth (6-12) $28 $33

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LIMITED TIME

First Responders and Law Enforcement Week is Aug. 8-12 

Free admission to active-duty and professional staff of the police, sheriff, fire and emergency services departments Aug. 8-12. Issuing agency ID is required.

WEDNESDAYS

 
We Care Wednesday (12-3 p.m.)

Donate for FREE admission to the OC Fair and one carnival ride per person. Valid noon to 3 p.m.

When Drive What to bring Nonprofit partner
July 18 School Supply Drive New school supplies valued at $5 or more, such as pens, pencils, crayons, notebooks (items must be sealed; no coloring books or workbooks) Share Our Selves
July 25 Canned Food Drive 5 canned food items  Second Harvest and
OC Food Bank
Aug. 1 Children’s Book Drive 3 new or gently used children’s books THINK Together
Aug. 8 Clothing Drive 5 gently used clothing items Goodwill OC

Donations are accepted at public entrances (Blue Gate, Yellow Gate or Green Gate). Donations are not accepted at Gate 5 off Arlington Drive, and free admission will not be honored after 3 p.m. 

$35 Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband

Enjoy all the rides you can handle for one price. (Sold until 5 p.m. Valid until 8 p.m. Wristbands must be purchased onsite.  Required Fair admission sold separately.)


THURSDAYS

 
Wear Overalls Day (12-3 p.m.)

Guests in overalls will receive FREE admission. Valid noon to 3 p.m. 

$3 Taste of Fair Food (12-4 p.m.)

Enjoy $3 samples of select Fair treats. Valid noon – 4 p.m.

Kids Day

Children 12 & under receive FREE Fair admission all day.

$35 Unlimited Carnival Ride Wristband 

Enjoy all the rides you like for one price. (Sold until 5 p.m. Valid until 8 p.m. Wristbands must be activated onsite by 5 p.m.  Required Fair admission sold separately.)


FRIDAYS

 
Seniors Day (60+)

$5 Senior admission plus FREE Ferris wheel and merry-go-round rides all day.

$2 Rides and $2 Games (12-4 p.m.)

Rides and games are only $2 each in the Main Carnival and Kiddie Carnival. Valid noon – 4 p.m. 


SATURDAYS 

 
Best Deal Ever (11 a.m.-1 p.m.)

Half-price general admission. Plus: Carnival Special is half off ticket redemption – that’s half the number of tickets, same amount of fun!  Valid 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
This offer may not be combined with any other offers.


SUNDAYS

 
Sunday Fun Day (11 a.m.-1 p.m.)

Half-price general admission. Plus: Carnival Special is half off ticket redemption – that’s half the number of tickets, same amount of fun! Or, get a $35 unlimited ride wristband. Valid 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wristband is sold until 1 p.m., valid until 4 p.m..
This offer may not be combined with any other offers.


WEEKENDS

 
FREE Off-Site Parking (Saturday & Sunday)

Free parking and shuttle service is available on Saturdays and Sundays from the Experian parking structure located off the Bristol Street exit of the 405 Freeway. Follow the signs to “Experian.” The shuttle operates from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday & Sunday only.

OC Fair Express bus service

Buses depart from nine locations on Saturdays and Sundays from July 14 to Aug. 12 and run from approximately 10 a.m. to midnight.

If riding Metrolink, you can connect to the OC Fair Express at the Anaheim Canyon, Santa Ana, Irvine or Anaheim-ARTIC Metrolink stations. Simply show your valid Metrolink ticket and ride the bus for free. 

OC Fair Express costs $2 each way, or 75¢ for seniors 60+ and persons with disabilities. When you ride the OC Fair Express, you will receive a coupon for $4 OC Fair admission, that’s a $10 savings!